NCAAs Hockey Hall of Fame has inducted two of its members into its hall of fame.
The hockey club of NCA’s State Hockey Hall was honored at the club’s first hockey game in the State of Maharashtra, on Saturday.
The team has won four of the five state championships, the state championships being the highest of the NHAI Hockey Halls.
It has also played at the Mumbai International Hockey Festival every year since its inception.
NCA, which has won over 20 state championships since it was founded in 1932, is the oldest hockey club in India.
“It was a dream come true to play a game in front of thousands of fans and a great honour to induct two of the most important players in the history of our sport,” NCA President and CEO Ashok Patekar said.
Patekar, who also serves as chairman of the Maharashtra State Hockey Board, said the NCHA will also conduct the first NHA Hockey Tournament in India, to be held in 2017.
He said the tournament will feature 20-25 players from various states.
The tournament will also be a showcase of NHA’s achievements and achievements in hockey.
NHA is the only Indian league that features both amateur and professional teams.
In the last two decades, it has been a successful professional league that has also hosted the prestigious IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.